I will make them and the area around My hill a blessing: I will send down showers in their season—showers of blessing.
This is why the showers haven’t come—
why there has been no spring rain.
You have the brazen look of a prostitute
and refuse to be ashamed.
He also said to the crowds:“When you see a cloud rising in the west, right away you say, ‘A storm is coming,’ and so it does.
Ask the Lord for rain
in the season of spring rain.
The Lord makes the rain clouds,
and He will give them showers of rain
and crops in the field for everyone.
You soften it with showers and bless its growth,
soaking its furrows and leveling its ridges.
Let my teaching fall like rain
and my word settle like dew,
like gentle rain on new grass
and showers on tender plants.
therefore, tell those who plaster it that it will fall. Torrential rain will come, and I will send hailstones plunging down, and a windstorm will be released.
May he be like rain that falls on the cut grass,
like spring showers that water the earth.
“I will make a covenant of peace with them and eliminate dangerous animals in the land, so that they may live securely in the wilderness and sleep in the forest.
Then the remnant of Jacob
will be among many peoples
like dew from the Lord,
like showers on the grass,
which do not wait for anyone
or linger for mankind.